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merkel's phone and allowed it to continue. it came out after edward snowden said the u.s. has spied on world leaders. what president obama spoke to chancellor merkel when the two spoke about the spying. >> the president said we're not going to do this going forward. >> but it may have been done in the past. >> we don't want to get into the business of inventorying everything we've done in the past but what we're looking at is how can we both make necessary reforms in how we gather intelligence and how can we be more transparent about what we're doing with our allies and the public. >> joining me now ambassador mark ginsburg. it's great to have you here. the white house finds itself caught between a rock and a hard place. now they have to come out and ask for forgiveness as opposed to permission, because they never would have gotten permission to do this. but this is not unheard of. this is what we do as a country. >> spies r us. >> we've been doing it for a long time. is it just the fact that we are surprised that it would get to this level and now expect to believe that the white h
n.s.a. contract edward snowden keep coming. two spanish newspapers say the n.s.a. monitored 60 million phone calls in spain just in one month. in washington, dc, mixed reaction. >> this notion that we are going after each other on what is really legitimate protection of nation state interest is, i think, disingenuous. >> we have repair work to do and i think we have hard questions we need to ask of the nasa about what is really happening in this program. >> talk ministers are in washington for meetings with lawmakers and administration officials. the surveillance program is on the agenda but the administration insists that is not the main focus. >> a german newspaper is reporting that president obama knew chancellor merkel's mobile phone was tapped back in 2010 and approved the spying and ordered it to continue. the paper quote add high ranking n.s.a. official as the source who also said that the president was told about the spying by the n.s.a.'s director himself. >> the doctor convicted in the death of michael jackson is a free man after serving half of his four-year sentence
resident, edward snowden. spain is the latest nation, demanding answers from the u.s. danielle nottingham reports from wjz -- for wjz, from washington, d.c. >> reporter: a del delegation of diplomats arrived. >> i think we have to make a clear distinction between fighting together terrorism, but not spying on friends. >> reporter: former national security agency contractor, edward snowden, leaked documents, revealing that the u.s. tapped german chancellor angla merkel's private cell phone. president obama steered clear of the controversy, as he helped swear in his new fbi director. but the white house is saying u.s. intelligence gathering is under review. >> the president clearly feels strongly about making sure that we are not just collecting information because we can but because we should. >> reporter: besides being embarrassing, spying on allies could have economic consequences, as washington works to negotiate a major trade deal with the european union. >> reporter: former state department analyst james louis said the u.s. won't stop the program because in a post-9/11 world, the info
.s. surveillance abroad. the material handed over to a reporter by nsa leaker edward snowden and it's providing a seemingly endless stream of revelations. those revelations are rocking america's relationships with some of its closest allies. christiane amanpour is joining us right now. you just spoke to the reporter who has been breaking all of these edward snowden leaks. what did he just tell you? >> reporter: well, first of all, they have thousands and thousands of documents but also, that he just simply rejects what, for instance, mike rogers, chairman of the house intelligence committee, british prime minister david cameron, many, many u.s. and other allied officials are saying, which is that this is dangerous, what they're doing, that they are putting all sorts of people at risk, they are compromising all sorts of abilities to close down terrorist cells and plots and this and that. he rejects that and always has. this is what he said to me on that. >> every terrorist who is capable of tying their own shoes has long known that the u.s. government and the uk government are trying to monitor
: the newest edward snowden documents report more spying on america's closest allies. in spain the nsa reports listening in on 60 million phone calls in a single month and in germany a newspaper reports that president obama was briefed by nsa chief keith alexander about spying on german chance large angela merkel's calls back in 2010 and contradicting white house assurances that the president was not aware of the extent of the surveillance. the nsa quickly denied the report saying the following. nor has he ever discussed alleged operations involving merkel. the nsa's denial a clear step beyond the white house's willingness, up to now, only to deny present and future monitoring. >> i i can tell you that the president assured chancellor that the united states has not monitored and will not monitor the communications of the chancellor. >> reporter: german intelligence experts are supposed to come to the united states to challenge their counterparts on the spying after a german official accused the u.s. of breaking german law on german soil but mike rogers defended the nsa surveillance on cnn sund
those this france and germany. the documents were leased by former contractor edward snowden. >> i think the revelations from snowden and secreted that have been revealed are doing significant damage to our bilateral relationships. >> i think the president should stop apologizing. i think the nsa has saved thousands of lives throughout germany and europe. >> this started in 2002 and they say president obama was aware of it. the nsa is denying the president new anything. >>> today workers will start a voting period. members of the employees change the salary last month that affects their health coverage. the union says the uc is trying to intimidate it's workers. >>> saul is off but tara is here and you will spend a lot of time talking about the winds for this morning's commute. >> can you hear it how welling houlg last night? let's take a live look at the san mateo bridge where it's foggy. the earlier wind advisory here was canceled and no problems at the bridge. the bay bridge, is difficult. be careful on the golden bridge and it's also quite windy. you see we are doing a pan of the cit
closest allies. the newest edward snowden documents reveal more spying on america's closest allies. spain reports the nsa listened in on 60 million phone calls in a single month. in germany, the newspaper records, president obama was briefed by nsa chief keith alexander about spying on angela merkel's calls. the nsa quickly denied the report telling cnn general sander did not discuss with president obama in 2010 an alleged foreign intelligence operation involving german chancellor merkel, nor has he ever discussed alleged operations involving murkle. the nsa says the willingness up to now to deny present and future monitoring. >> i can tell you the president can assure the chancellor, the sungs not and will not 3407b tore the conversations of the chancellor. >> reporter: they are coming to the u.s. to challenge their american counterparts, after breaking quote german law on german soil. house chairman rodgers defended the nsa under surveillance on cnn sunday saying it was both well regulated and essential to keeping both americans and europeans safe from terrorism. >> i think the biggest
. the leaks and outrage continued to spread. now in spain where documents leaked by edward snowden suggest the nsa man tored 60 million spanish phone calls in a single month. the outrage is palpable. in the press, on the streets. the people in this country feel the nsa has invaded their countries and their privacy. george? >> thanks, terry. let's get more on this from jon karl. they're saying the entire nsa program under review? >> reporter: that's right. they're saying nothing of substance about the reports yet but pointing to this review which they say will be done by december 15th. but, the nsa released a statement over the weekend saying that the nsa has never discussed with the president any program involving espionage on german chancellor, angela merkel. the president has to explain to our allies why we have been spying on them and explain why he, the president of the united states, didn't know anything about this for five years. >> hard to believe they wouldn't tell him. mean while, on the domestic front, healthcare.gov under continuous fire. kathleen sebelius will go to capitol hil
by contractor edward snowden. this comes amid the political fire storm over whether president obama was informed that the german prime minister's phone calls were wiretapped. >> giving any document at all about any world leader, the person briefing him or the briefing bookie would have to say where it came from, especially since it's so controversial, so sensitive, i should say. to no. i can't believe as commander in chief, as president of the united states that if this was being done that he didn't know about it. >> and others, democratic operatives, say there's every reason to believe the president did know that there was this danger and this is why he gave up his blackberry. >> when the private gave up his blackberry the day he became president and he was upset he had to give it up, why? because other countries would be listening in on it. the real miracle or stunning thing to me is that the british purchase thought she could talk to a cell phone and no one would be listening to her, allies or foes would be listening in on her conversations. of course we were. >> how does the n.s.a. respond t
you think about edward snowden? is he a genuine whistle-blower, a traitor, a bit of both? >> in effect, i think that -- well, a legitimate whistle-blower is one who is the curator of the information that they're distributing. i didn't feel that that was the case with manning. and i don't think that that is the case with snowden. i did feel that was the case with daniel ellsburgh. i think that we will find forgiveness in our justice system and in our hearts when somebody has called foul on crimes -- by our government against our people. or against other governments or people. but what has become a kind -- the whistle-blower term is being associated with a blitz of information, based on the kind of -- the narcissism of the so-called whistle-blower. has there been a lot of good stuff that came out of the wikileaks? yes, it did. did we know that many people whose lives were put in jeopardy for that, people who fight very hard for this country? yes, we do. and certainly, diplomacy has fallen under enormous attack. so i encourage the whistle-blower who sees that the constitution of our count
that handled the background check of edward snowden. the government says the united states investigation services failed to perform quality control reviews on background investigations. >>> federal health expert s say we are not doing enough to protect athletes from concussions. a new report shows many head injuries are going unreported and blames parents, coaches and teens themselves for ignoring the warning signs. the institute is calling for a national system to track sports-related concussions. the feds are trying to reassure people that access the troubled obama care website that their private information is secure. a health and human services spokesperson says security tests are conduct on an ongoing basis to protect the blic. >> that came up in a hearing on capitol hill. karen travers is there. >> reporter: good morning. secretary see bealous was on the hot seat yesterday. it was a 3 1/2 hour hearing that grew contentious as lawmakers demanded answers for the failures of healthcare.gov and at times secretary sebelius couldn't hide her frustration but ultimately she said to fix all
million calls in spain in one month. documents provided by nsa leaker edward snowden. the spanish government summoned the american ambassador asking for an explanation. >>> this weekend, thousands of protesters marched on capitol hill demanding an end to the government surveillance program at home and abroad. many carried signs praising snowden and thanking him for blowing wistle on the nsa by leaking classified documents. this comes as international outrage builds over the broad scope of the nsa's data gathering over years. european leaders continue to put pressure on the country to for a new spying deal on allies. chefon, thank you so much for your time. >> thank you. >> let's explain why it is some officials have explained perhaps why the president would not know about this for five years. >> as it was explained to us, this type of surveillance is the type of program or decision that would be executed at the level of the national security agency and the way the protocols are set up at this point, that's sort of where the line of information would stop. there isn't necessarily a
that the nsa was spying on world leaders. the leak came from documents stolen by former nsa contractor edward snowden, who is currently hiding in russia. >>> the fbi officially has a new leader tonight. president obama swore in james combmy today at fbi headquarters. the 52-year-old actually began his duties last month when robert muller resigned after 12 years as director. he is well liked by lawmakers. he was confirmed by the senate 93-1. he's a former federal prosecutor and was number two in command at the justice department. >>> in the u.s. senate, majority leader harry reid is promising to bring a gay rights bill to the floor before this thanksgiving. in recent years, the prrallying point has been primarily same-sex marriage but the employment nondiscrimination act or enda, as it's known, would ban discrimination in the workplace. it's been introduced in nearly every congress since 1994. a version was passed by the house in 2007. however, it died in the senate under a threatened veto by then-president george w. bush. at least 55 senators are on the record supporting enda. >>> hours after
, but not spying on friends. >> reporter: former national security agency contractor edward snowden leaked documents revealing the u.s. tapped german chancellor awningle -- angella merkel's cell phone. president obama steered clear of the controversy, as he helped swear in his new fbi director. but the white house is saying, u.s. intelligence gather suggest under review. >> the president clearly feels strongly about making sure that we are not just collecting information because we can, but because we should. >> reporter: besides being embarrassing, spying on allies could have economic consequences, as washington works to negotiate a major trade deal with the european union. >> reporter: former state department james lewis says the u.s. won't stop the program because in a post-9/11 world, the information is too valuable. >> this makes us safer. less surveillance means less successful successful -- more successful attacks. >> reporter: danielle nottingham, wjz eyewitness news. >> some u.s. lawmakers are defending the spying practices. they argue places like france are safer because of the n
security agency contractor edward snowden leaked documents revealing the u.s. capped german chancellor angela merkel's cell phone and eavesdropped on more than 60 million private conversations in spain in just one month. president obama steered clear of the controversy as he helped swear in his new fbi director, but the white house is saying u.s. intelligence gathering is under review. >> the president clearly feels strongly about making sure that we are not just collecting information because we can, but because we should. >> reporter: besides being embarrassing spying on allies could have economic consequences as washington works to negotiate a major trade deal with the european union. former state department analyst james lewis says the u.s. won't stop the program because in a post 9/11 world the information is too valuable. >> this makes us safer. less surveillance means more successful attacks. >> reporter: the white house hopes to complete its surveillance review by the end of the year. danielle nottingham, cbs news, washington. >> the head of the health and intelligence commi
's newspaper says documents provided by former national security agency contractor edward snowden showed the united states and the nsa monitored 60 million phone calls in spain last december. now all this comes as a delegation from the european arrives today in washington d.c. they want answers about the latest round of purported u.s. spying activities. the guardian says the national security agency monitored the calls of 35 world leaders, including the leaders of france and germany. the allegations are coming from the documents leaked by ed yard snowden. the german media report thes a surveillance of chancellor merkel's phone and that it started in 2002, and they say president obama was made aware of it in 2010. the nsa is denying president obama knew anything. >>> it is 7:16. california senator diane feinstein says she supports giving the nsa limited authority to continue gathering american's telephone records to prevent attackings attack -- attacks. the committee is drafting legislation to put restrictions on the nsa phone records program. the legislation would allow the nsa to contin
, but cnn chief national security correspondent jim sciutto has more. the newest edward snowden documents reveal more spying on america's closest allies. in spain, reports the nsa listened in on 60 million phone calls in a single month and in germany the "sontag" newspaper reports president obama was briefed by nsa chief keith alexander about spying on angela merkel's calls back in 2010, contradicting white house assurances the president was not aware of the extent of the surveillance. the nsa quickly denied the report telling cnn "general alexander did not discuss with president obama in 2010 an alleged foreign intelligence operation involving german chancellor merkel nor has he ever discussed alleged operations involving chancellor merkel." the nsa's denial a clear step beyond the white house's willingness up to now only to deny present and future monitoring. >> i can tell you the president assured the chancellor that the united states is not monitoring and will not monitor the communications of the chancellor. >> reporter: german intelligence officials are expected to come to the u.s.
the background check of nsa leaker edward snowden. the government says united states investigation services failed to perform quality reviews. >>> vice president biden is the latest to apologize for the botched rollout. yesterday secretary kathleen sebelius was on capitol hill to say, i'm sorry. >> reporter: official finger pointing day on capitol hill producing a whatever moment from the woman in charge of obama care. >> so you're saying that the president is not responsible for hhs? >> sir, i didn't say that. >> it is the president's ultimate responsibility, correct? >> whatever. yes. he is the president. he is responsible. >> reporter: in boston the president actually agreed. >> i take full responsibility for making sure it gets fixed asap. >> reporter: back at the often rude 3 1/2 hour grandstand of the here. >> who was in charge. >> mislead the public. >> amazon would never do this. >> reporter: secretary sebelius is caught muttering as they trash the website to individual mandate topped off by a rowdy argument about whether the secretary should drop her government insurance and buy fr
known about it. lawmakers say new leaks from edward snowden about the u.s. intercepting phone calls from other officials are really hurting relations. >> i think the revelations from snowden and the secrets that have been revealed are doing significant damage to our bilateral relationships with germany, with mexico, with the other countries where the suggestion is that we have listened in. so i think we have repair work to do. bill: brazil's president canceled a state visit over nsa leaks that indicated her phone calls had been listened to. bill? bill: what is the white house going to respond to or how will it respond now to these leaks, wendell? >> reporter: as they dribble out piece by piece it is really hurting things. the president has ordered a review to try to balance security needs with privacy concerns. the same technology that allows the nsa to listen to al qaeda communication, allows it to track diplomats calls. it helps them most global communications are routed through the u.s. the president says essentially everybody does this. the some anger we're hearing at foreign leaders
of europe's scorn. the white house can thank nsa leaker, edward snowden. president obama has had to apologize to hollande, merkel, and current and former leaders in mexico and president ruseff who even canceled a state visit to washington she was so angry. while the nsa scandal is also causing protests at home, with european allies, it could cost serious money. the european union, america's largest trading partner, is threatening to cancel pending trade talks in the u.s. >> when we're doing this in germany, france, great britain, other nations we've been allied with in fighting al qaeda, invading libya, these kinds of things just trample trust. >> the administration and its defenders say most of the spying is legitimate for the protection of the u.s. and its allies. >> so a bad guy in afghanistan can use networks in france or germany or great britain or the united states and plan operations with somebody else who may be in afghanistan, but you could still use all of those networks. >> the nsa has issued an unusual denial of one british report that said president obama had been to
came from a document from nsa liquor edward snowden. sometime this week as best drama will send its own group of senior intelligence officials to washington for more explanation. >> and anger over claims of the nsa is final people round the world is billed to the streets of washington. >> demonstrators rallied against the nation's surveillance programs on saturday. a state department spokesperson says president obama has directed the government to reveal its surveillance capabilities. >> governor jerry brown all governors of western u.s. states and a canadian province will announce today a partnership to collectively come back climate change and promote clean energy. >> that will formally align climate policies to cut greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles industrials sources. that the dealings together economies with a combined gdp of 2.8 trillion dollars, the fifth largest in the world. >> the island that ushered millions of immigrants and to the united states is about to resume receiving visitors for the first time since superstore sandy's search gushed in the new york harbor. >> of
stems from edward snowden and all of these documents. there is another one out this morning that suggests that the u.s. was listening into some 60 million calls in spain over a year. so you have real problems diplomatically from this. >> it's unbelievable, too. like the peter king method of embracing it. it's called a hamburg cell, we need to embrace it and listening in. >> listen to them, don't listen to us. >> he said stop apologizing for this. >> have a great program, bret baier's program runs at 6:00 o'clock eastern time right here on the fox news channel. we're all big fans of that. >> have a good day. >> now for the rest of headline, we'll go to heather nauert. >> good morning to you. it looks like such a beautiful day in washington, d.c michael jackson's former doctor walking free. conrad murray was released from an l.a. county jail at midnight. this video shows him driving away inside of a cop car. murray served just two years of his four-year prison sentence for giving jackson a deadly dose of propothol. what's raising eyebrows, murray says he's planning to try to g
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